rs21 IWD meeting: No More Blurred Lines

Watch the video from rs21's event 'No More Blurred Lines: sexism and exploitation in the neoliberal era' organised for International Women's Day 2014.

Interview: “I won’t be blamed anymore”

Sara is an activist in the Egyptian group Operation Anti-Sexual Harassment (OpAntiSH).

The radical roots of International Women’s Day

Though celebration of IWD today is often dominated by governments and NGOs, the day has its origins in revolutionary struggle.

Review: Blurred Lines

Jaz Blackwell-Pal reviews the play Blurred Lines, a political piece of theatre that highlights how powerful women are in the face of misogyny and a sexist onslaught.

Poland’s Gender Trouble

Dan Swain examines the debate over gender issues that is dominating Polish politics.

Hypocrisy, homophobia and the neoliberal ruling class

As the Sochi Olympics began, many politicians and multinationals have statements supporting LGBT rights and condemning Russia’s homophobic government, but there are doubts about these new friends of equality.

My Belly Is Mine: Londoners against Spanish abortion law

Around 40 people gathered outside the Spanish embassy in London on Saturday to protest in solidarity with women in the Spanish State over abortion reforms.

Russians march against fascism and homophobia

Pictures by Ben Neal Ben Neal reports on a loud and angry protest Last Sunday a thousand people gathered in Moscow for the annual march against fascism and political repression. Contingents of socialists, anarchists, LGBT activists,...

Rennard and the culture of sexism

Estelle Cooch writes on the Rennard scandal and its lessons The Liberal Democrat party inquiry into allegations of sexual harassment against Lord Christopher Rennard – and how it ended – have been headline news for...

No to Pinkwashing reports on today’s protest

No to Pinkwashing campaigns against the Israeli PR tactic of using claims about their record on LGBT issues to present Israel as a defender of human rights. They held a protest in central London...